Grants Awarded



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New awards will be posted as they are issued.

Year Award Typesort ascending Project # RFA # PI/Project Leader Institution Title Status
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 WELSH, JOHN T VACCINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO A MOLECULAR METHOD TO DETERMINE ISOFORM FREQUENCIES IN RNA-SEQ Complete
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 CHIU, DANIEL T UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HIGH SENSITIVITY DETECTION AND ISOLATION OF CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS Complete
2014 R21 RFA-CA-13-003 SEIBEL, ERIC J UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON NEEDLE BIOPSY PRESERVATION AND PREPARATION FOR RAPID 3D PATHOLOGY OF PANCREAS Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 PARKOS, CHARLES A EMORY UNIVERSITY PHAGE DISPLAY AND PROSTATE NEOPLASIA PROGRESSION Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 SIMBERG, DIMITRI UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO ISOLATION OF RARE CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS FROM BLOOD USING MICROBUBBLES Complete
2013 R21 RFA-CA-13-001 WANG, ZHENGHE CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY NEXT-GENERATION MOUSE GENE-TARGETING TECHNOLOGY TO MODEL TUMORIGENESIS Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 TSOURKAS, ANDREW UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA NOVEL PROBE FOR QUANTITATIVE IMAGING OF GENE EXPRESSION Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 GRZYBOWSKI, BARTOSZ ANDRZEJ NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MICROSYSTEMS FOR TARGETING LEVY WALKS IN METASTATIC CANCER CELLS Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 ANGEL, PEGGY M MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Enzymatic Tools for 2D Tissue Localized and Deeper Proteomic Sequencing of Cancer Stromal Proteins Complete
2022 R21 RFA-CA-21-003 YAKOVLEV, VLADISLAV V TEXAS ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION Molecular and cellular imaging of bone biopsies using AI augmented deep UV Raman microscopy Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 HUNTER, IAN W MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ANDROGEN RECEPTOR BIOCHIPS--PROSTATE CANCER MANAGEMENT Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 MAYER, BRUCE J UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT SCH OF MED/DNT PROFILING TUMOR CELLS BY SH2 DOMAIN BINDING PATTERN Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 TUNG, CHING-HSUAN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IMAGING TUMOR ASSOCIATED FIBROBLAST ACTIVATION PROTEIN Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-035 MCCAWLEY, LISA JOY VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY PARALLEL CAPILLARY BIOREACTORS FOR LEUKOCYTE TRANSENDOTHELIAL MIGRATION ANALYSIS Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 PARKER, LAURIE L. PURDUE UNIVERSITY LABEL-FREE, REAL-TIME DETECTION OF KINASE ACTIVITY IN VITRO AND IN SINGLE CELLS U Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 SARAF, RAVI F UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN HIGH SPECIFICITY MICRORNA MICROARRAY ANALYSIS WITHOUT PCR FOR CANCER SCREENING AND RESEARCH Complete
2022 R21 CA21-003 LIN, QIAO COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK MORNINGSIDE A Practical Approach to Tumor-Specific Aptamers for B-Cell Hematologic Malignancies Active
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 KASSIS, AMIN I HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL NOVEL BLOOD ASSAY FOR LUNG CANCER DETECTION Complete
2014 R21 RFA-CA-13-003 PETRITIS, KONSTANTINOS PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL PRESERVATION OF DRIED PLASMA SPOTS FOR DOWNSTREAM PROTEOMIC APPLICATIONS Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 ALLBRITTON, NANCY L UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE PROFILING RAS ACTIVATED SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 LIOTTA, LANCE ALLEN GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR ONE STEP CONCENTRATION AND PRESERVATION OF LABILE BIOMARKERS I Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-002 ZHANG, JIN JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY FLUORESCENT ACTIVITY SENSORS IN ANALYSIS OF ONCOGENIC P13K/AKT SIGNALING Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 WANG, TZA-HUEI JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PCR-FREE MULTIPLEXED DETECTION OF CIRCULATING MIRNA IN BLOOD Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KEUNG, ALBERT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY RALEIGH Intracellular CRISPR gRNA assembly for massively multiplexed; one pot; (epi)genetic screening Complete
2022 R21 RFA-CA-21-003 SOPER, STEVEN ALLAN UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAWRENCE Molecular Sub-typing Breast Cancer Patients using a Liquid Biopsy Active
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 HERLYN, DOROTHEE M WISTAR INSTITUTE MOLECULAR CLONING OF HLA CLASS II TUMOR ANTIGENS Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 CLEVELAND, WILLIAM L ST. LUKE'S-ROOSEVELT INST FOR HLTH SCIS ROBOTIC PREPARATION OF CDNA SINGLE CELLS Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 HYSLOP, TERRY THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY NONLINEAR MODELS OF MRNA EXPRESSION IN CANCER BY RT-PCR Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-035 NELSON, EDWARD L UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE APPLICATION OF A NOVEL NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR MOLECULAR PROFILING OF TUMOR CELLULAR E Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 MCDONALD, JOHN F GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY USE OF NANOGELS TO TARGET DELIVERY OF SIRNA TO CANCER CELLS IN MICE Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-003 VO-DINH, TUAN DUKE UNIVERSITY NANOPLASMONICS-BASED MOLECULAR ANALYSIS TOOL FOR MOLECULAR BIOMARKERS OF CANCER Complete
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 SZMACINSKI, HENRYK UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE METHOD FOR DETECTION OF SECRETED PROTEINS IN SINGLE CELL ASSAYS Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 SPEICHER, DAVID W. WISTAR INSTITUTE NOVEL COMPREHENSIVE PROTEOME ANALYSES OF METASTASIS Complete
2007 R21 RFA-CA-07-001 HUANG, FAQING UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI FOLATE RECEPTOR-MEDIATED SIRNA DELIVERY TO CANCER CELLS Complete
2009 R21 RFA-CA-08-009 FOWLER, CAROL B AMERICAN REGISTRY OF PATHOLOGY, INC. RECOVERY OF PROTEINS FROM FORMALIN-FIXED TISSUES UNDER HIGH HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE Complete
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 ALEXANDRAKIS, GEORGIOS UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON Nanotechnology Enabled Selection Of MHC-peptide Ligands To Personalize Cancer Therapy Active
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-003 FRANKENBURG, SHOSHANA HADASSAH-HEBREW UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CTR TARGETED ANTIGEN DELIVERY FOR CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY Complete
2012 R21 RFA-CA-12-002 DAVALOS, RAFAEL VIDAL VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST AND ST UNIV ISOLATION OF TUMOR INITIATING CELLS (TICS) USING CONTACTLESS DIELECTROPHORESIS Complete
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 O'NEILL, RACHEL UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT STORRS Development and Utilization of Splice-specific Antibodies Complete
2000 R21 PAR-99-100 TUNG, CHING-HSUAN MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL IN VIVO IMAGING OF MATRIX METALLOPROTEASE Complete
2002 R21 PAR-99-100 SOMMER, STEVE SEEV CITY OF HOPE/BECKMAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE CARBON NANOTUBES: ARTIFICAL GELS FOR MUTATIONS DETECTION Complete
2005 R21 RFA-CA-05-003 GREEN, ROLAND D NIMBLEGEN SYSTEMS, INC. MAPPING REGULATORY PATHWAYS IN CANCERS Complete
2008 R21 RFA-CA-07-035 KEELY, PATRICIA J UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON USING NEW OPTICAL TECHNIQUES TO STUDY CELL SIGNALING IN 3D MATRICES Complete
2011 R21 RFA-CA-10-005 ZEICHNER, STEVEN L CHILDREN'S RESEARCH INSTITUTE DEVELOPMENT OF AN IN VIVO SCREENING TECHNOLOGY FOR CANCER VACCINE IMMUNOGENS Complete
2015 R21 RFA-CA-14-005 MITRAGOTRI, SAMIR S UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA ASSESSING THE RISK OF UV-INDUCED SKIN CANCER VIA NON-INVASIVE EPIDERMAL SAMPLING Complete
2022 R21 CA21-003 BLAINEY, PAUL CLARK BROAD INSTITUTE, INC. Stitch-seq for genome-wide pooled genomic screening with RNA-seq readout Active
2010 R21 RFA-CA-09-008 LIU, GUODONG NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT OF A HAND-HELD CANCER BIOMARKER MONITOR Complete
2001 R21 PAR-99-102 ZHOU, PENGBO WEILL MEDICAL COLLEGE OF CORNELL UNIV PROTEIN KNOCKOUT TECHNOLOGY/MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF CANCER Complete
2007 R21 RFA-CA-07-001 DING, ZHIYONG UT MD ANDERSON CANCER CTR EFFECTIVE MAMMALIAN TWO HYBRID SCREENING APPROACH Complete
2006 R21 RFA-CA-06-003 MEYER, TOBIAS STANFORD UNIVERSITY DISSECTION OF THE MODULAR STRUCTURE OF CANCER SIGNALING SYSTEMS Complete

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